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Language skills are essential to a child’s ability to communicate and develop. These skills enable children to engage with other people and learn from their surroundings and in the classroom.
Framing science - scientists should adopt new communication techniques

Framing science - scientists should adopt new communication techniques

Stroke damage in a brain region known as the putamen is strongly linked to motor neglect

Stroke damage in a brain region known as the putamen is strongly linked to motor neglect

Weaker performance of siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder

Weaker performance of siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder

Emerging genetic research may help scientists recognize children with autism at a younger age

Emerging genetic research may help scientists recognize children with autism at a younger age

Year-old babies who don't respond to their names may be at risk for developmental disorders

Year-old babies who don't respond to their names may be at risk for developmental disorders

Number of children worldwide with hearing impairment is increasing

Number of children worldwide with hearing impairment is increasing

Quality of child care early in life can have a lasting impact later development

Quality of child care early in life can have a lasting impact later development

EU agrees to create embryonic stem cell line registry

EU agrees to create embryonic stem cell line registry

Most pediatricians use untrained interpreters to communicate with families not proficient in English

Most pediatricians use untrained interpreters to communicate with families not proficient in English

Cephalon provides update on Nuvigil NDA

Cephalon provides update on Nuvigil NDA

HPV vaccine proposals in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Dakota

HPV vaccine proposals in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Dakota

Women under 65 with cancer most likely to suffer emotional distress

Women under 65 with cancer most likely to suffer emotional distress

Generalist genes responsible for a wide range of learning disorders

Generalist genes responsible for a wide range of learning disorders

Call for health coverage for women of childbearing age and children

Call for health coverage for women of childbearing age and children

Sedative-hypnotic drugs to get stronger warning labels

Sedative-hypnotic drugs to get stronger warning labels

Clinical and imaging evidence of Zolpidem effect in hypoxic encephalopathy

Clinical and imaging evidence of Zolpidem effect in hypoxic encephalopathy

Bilingual learning benefits second and third generation children

Bilingual learning benefits second and third generation children

Scientists answer brain mystery

Scientists answer brain mystery

New terms for describing gene products involved in microbial-host interactions

New terms for describing gene products involved in microbial-host interactions

New toy helps teach words to autistic childre

New toy helps teach words to autistic childre